The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 83 96 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 54 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.97% 1.59% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.65% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 25
Median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £321 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £493 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.28% +1.40%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2615 3022 3211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.23% 95.81% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1706 2034 2075
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 154 229
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +11 19 £375 +32.74% 3
Gloucestershire +17 15 £375 +97.36% 1
Bristol -10 7 £323 -20.61% 4
Devon -2 6 £308 -37.56%
Somerset +15 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £355 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 76 (80.85%) SQL
2 57 (60.64%) SQL Server
3 35 (37.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (34.04%) Linux
5 30 (31.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (30.85%) Unix
6 29 (30.85%) Oracle
6 29 (30.85%) T-SQL
7 26 (27.66%) Windows
7 26 (27.66%) Oracle Database
8 23 (24.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (23.40%) PowerShell
9 22 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (22.34%) Shell Script
11 20 (21.28%) Migration
12 19 (20.21%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (20.21%) SAN
13 18 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (18.09%) High Availability
14 17 (18.09%) Clustering
15 16 (17.02%) Finance
15 16 (17.02%) ETL
16 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
16 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (15.96%) Security Cleared
17 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
17 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (13.83%) Ingres
18 13 (13.83%) Solaris

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.19%) IIS
1 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (1.06%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (1.06%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.21%) SAN
2 1 (1.06%) DMZ
2 1 (1.06%) FTP
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (60.64%) SQL Server
2 35 (37.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (31.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (27.66%) Oracle Database
5 23 (24.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (13.83%) Ingres
10 13 (13.83%) MySQL
11 12 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (4.26%) OLTP
15 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
16 3 (3.19%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) Toad
3 1 (1.06%) tSQLt
General
1 16 (17.02%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.83%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Clustering
2 9 (9.57%) Replication
3 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.13%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.04%) Linux
2 29 (30.85%) Unix
3 26 (27.66%) Windows
4 13 (13.83%) Solaris
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.06%) AIX
6 1 (1.06%) SUSE
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (21.28%) Migration
3 19 (20.21%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (18.09%) High Availability
5 16 (17.02%) ETL
6 13 (13.83%) Data Encryption
6 13 (13.83%) SQL Optimisation
7 12 (12.77%) Data Management
8 10 (10.64%) ERP
8 10 (10.64%) ITIL
9 9 (9.57%) Data Migration
9 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.51%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.45%) Business Continuity
11 7 (7.45%) E-business
11 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
12 6 (6.38%) ITIL V3
13 5 (5.32%) CRM
13 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (80.85%) SQL
2 29 (30.85%) T-SQL
3 22 (23.40%) PowerShell
4 21 (22.34%) Shell Script
5 9 (9.57%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.38%) VBScript
7 4 (4.26%) C#
7 4 (4.26%) VB
8 3 (3.19%) Java
9 2 (2.13%) Perl
10 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) MCSA
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) MCP
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.83%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.13%) SRDF
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (5.32%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (30.85%) Oracle
2 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.70%) SAP
3 11 (11.70%) VMware
4 4 (4.26%) IBM
5 3 (3.19%) Sun
5 3 (3.19%) Teradata
6 2 (2.13%) EMC
6 2 (2.13%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.06%) Siebel
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